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Sociology of Development. 2019; 54360–380 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2019.5.4.360
Published: 01 December 2019
...Soma Chaudhuri; Merry Morash This research explores how empowerment programs impact gender-based violence and the social structures that lead to such violence in the first place. Drawing from interviews with former participants in empowerment programs that focus on building community leaders, the...
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Sociology of Development. 2018; 42191–216 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2018.4.2.191
Published: 01 June 2018
...Laura T. Raynolds Fairtrade International certification is the primary social certification in the agro-food sector intended to promote the well-being and empowerment of farmers and workers in the Global South. Although Fairtrade's farmer program is well studied, far less is known about its labor...
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Sociology of Development. 2015; 14418–441 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2015.1.4.418
Published: 01 December 2015
...Rebekah Burroway Sociologists have long recognized women's empowerment as a key factor in improving development and health in developing countries. Using new data, this study goes beyond the traditionally used indicators of empowerment by highlighting the potential role of women's rights to land...
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Sociology of Development. 2018; 42145–168 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2018.4.2.145
Published: 01 June 2018
... on child health not only because more individual women are going to school, but also because everyone benefits from the education and empowerment of women in the community. FIGURE 1. Distribution of underweight children in Nigeria FIGURE 1. Distribution of underweight children in Nigeria...
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Sociology of Development. 2020; 611–29 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2020.6.1.1
Published: 01 March 2020
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Sociology of Development. 2020; 6191–115 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2020.6.1.91
Published: 01 March 2020
... the enjoyment of individual freedoms and social justice are maximized only if poverty is eliminated and inequalities are reduced. Socioeconomic development is seen as a means to an end and requires local empowerment and participation in addressing development issues in a flexible manner ( Fukuda-Parr...
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Sociology of Development. 2019; 54337–359 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2019.5.4.337
Published: 01 December 2019
... attitudes and values. The paper points to the need for both class-based and gender-based policies with respect to women's economic participation and rights. Tunisia's secular republican polity and multiparty system provide a favorable legal context for women's empowerment, and when compared with other...
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Sociology of Development. 2019; 53265–285 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2019.5.3.265
Published: 01 September 2019
... and the labor force during the state socialism era undoubtedly changed many dimensions of life for men and women. However, it is easy to exaggerate their effects in bringing emancipation and empowerment to Albanian women. And private domestic life remained patriarchal to a large degree. Even when the...
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Sociology of Development. 2019; 519–30 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2019.5.1.9
Published: 01 March 2019
.... Quantitative work has illustrated the larger trends in this field. Burroway (2010) finds secondary school enrollment to have a pronounced effect on AIDS death rates. Female empowerment and access to health resources affects the distribution of HIV and malaria ( Austin and Noble 2014 ; Austin et al. 2014...
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Sociology of Development. 2019; 5191–113 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2019.5.1.91
Published: 01 March 2019
... analyses, we found logged GDP per capita to be highly correlated with indicators of food access and availability ( ρ = 0.90) and the gender inequality index ( ρ = 0.92). In our cross-sectional sample, economic development, nutritional diversity, and gender empowerment are tightly coupled. 5 Based...
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Sociology of Development. 2018; 44325–345 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2018.4.4.325
Published: 01 December 2018
... ). Beck, Erin . 2017a . How Development Projects Persist: Everyday Negotiations with Guatemalan NGOs . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Beck, Erin . 2017b . “Reconsidering Women's Empowerment: The Contradictory Effects of Microfinance for Guatemalan Women.” Studies in Comparative...
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Sociology of Development. 2018; 44374–393 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2018.4.4.374
Published: 01 December 2018
...): animal welfare, environmental protection, advocacy and care Housing (2): housing provision, advocacy Vulnerable populations (4): service and care provision to vulnerable families and households or disability groups Youth empowerment (5): care for orphans and vulnerable children, holiday camps...
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Sociology of Development. 2018; 43239–260 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2018.4.3.239
Published: 01 September 2018
..., Rina . 2018 . “Using Legal Empowerment for Labour Rights in India.” Journal of Development Studies , published online April 1 . Agarwala, Rina . Forthcoming a. “From Theory to Praxis and Back to Theory: Informal Workers’ Struggles against Capitalism and Patriarchy in India.” Political...
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Sociology of Development. 2018; 43304–324 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2018.4.3.304
Published: 01 September 2018
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Sociology of Development. 2018; 411–69 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2018.4.1.1
Published: 01 March 2018
... . “ Women's Empowerment and Economic Development .” BREAD Policy Paper 11. Eastin, Joshua , and Aseem Prakash . 2013 . “ Economic Development and Gender Equality: Is There a Gender Kuznets Curve? ” World Politics 65 ( 1 ): 156 – 86 . Eckel, Catherine C. , and Philip J. Grossman . 2008 . “ Men...
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Sociology of Development. 2018; 4170–93 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2018.4.1.70
Published: 01 March 2018
..., Brazil and elsewhere.” 10. Cooksey (2012: 18) points out how state bureaucrats see smallholder farmers: “ The rural population is considered backward, custom-bound and ignorant . … Narratives of ‘empowerment’ and ‘participation’ in local development planning are essentially donor inspired, and do...
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Sociology of Development. 2017; 34346–376 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2017.3.4.346
Published: 01 December 2017
... Gini index of inequality 0.959*** 0.962*** Gender empowerment 0.973*** 0.977*** Heterogeneity Ethnic fractionalization 0.600 Religious 3.012+ Control: Year 1.002** 1.004* 0.997*** 1.036*** 1.048*** Random Effects Country intercept (variance...
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Sociology of Development. 2017; 34323–345 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2017.3.4.323
Published: 01 December 2017
... . Individualizing Gender and Sexuality: Theory and Practice . New York : Routledge . Cornwall, Andrea . 2014 . Women's Empowerment: What Works and Why? United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research , Helsinki . CNN . 2014 . Meet America's New Ally against ISIS...
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Sociology of Development. 2017; 33197–211 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2017.3.3.197
Published: 01 September 2017
...: Lawyers, State Crises, and Professional Empowerment . Chicago, IL : University of Chicago Press . Heimer, Carol . 2007 . “Old Inequalities, New Disease: HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa.” Annual Review of Sociology 33 : 551 – 77 . Hickling-Hudson, Anne . 1994 . “The Environment as Radical...
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Sociology of Development. 2017; 33212–231 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/sod.2017.3.3.212
Published: 01 September 2017
..., State Crises, and Professional Empowerment . Chicago, IL : University of Chicago Press . Halliday, Terence C. , and Lucien Karpik (eds.). 1997 . Lawyers and the Rise of Western Political Liberalism: Europe and North American from the Eighteenth to Twentieth Centuries . Oxford : Clarendon...